Sadly, in 2005, David, died suddenly and unexpectedly at 64. Within the next year, both of his grief-stricken parents, Harvey and Elizabeth, passed away as well. They were 95.
Michael Johnson, Jr. assumed the role of head funeral director accompanied by his aunt, Melissa Johnson Pierce as an apprentice.Michael Jr. opened the Great Works Crematory located a short distance from the funeral home in 2009. Melissa graduated AAMI, American Academy McAllister Institute of NYC in 2010. In 2013, she took over the reigns of the funeral home to allow Michael more time with the Crematory and Monument companies.